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Academy Hostel

Via Ricasoli 9, 50122 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #16 of 220 Specialty Lodging in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed 4 nights and all fine. The 4 bed dorm room was clean and the bed comfortable. Locker was a good size. The public space, wi-fi and computers were all without issue. There was a little free wine and pasta in the evenings, which enables you to meet some others for going out. The light breakfast provided was fine.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel was easy to find with the directions given from the train station.The staff was helpful but not all that friendly and didn't seem happy to be at work. The price and location, just steps away from the Duomo was great., only one block from some of the main attractions and shopping. This was a hostel with your basic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In terms of location, you cannot get better than Academy Hostel in Florence. Right next to the Duomo (so close, you'll wake up to the sounds of the Church bells), and also very close to the train station, the hostel is clean, safe, comfortable, and the staff are awesome. I had a particularly great experience with Rossa and Toto who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights in a mix 4-bed dorm with en suite bathroom. The hostel was very easy to find and only about 15 minutes walk from the train station. The hostel is very centrally located-less than 1 minute walk from the Duomo and about 5 - 8 minute walk to the Academy Gallery. There are lots of... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel, and even better location. Only a block away from the dome. Breakfast was good and we had wine and appetizers at 18.30pm to enjoy Take into account it is more expensive than other hostels Very clean and lots of space to hangout. People there are nice and helpfull

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is the best place you can find in Florence. Location 5/5, dorms 5/5, showers 5/5, common area 5/5, staff 6/5! Wifi is a hit or miss, but no reason to be picky when this hostel made my trip to Florence memorable. Thank you Rosa and the rest of the gang!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Five friends and I stayed here February 2013 and the staff was kind enough to give us a shared room but made private for us to be together. The stay was super nice and comfortable,. The bathroom is clean and the rooms are made every day, and they have lockers to keep valuables in. They are really flexible with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Place is really good close to everything Rooms are clean staff are friendly and helpful I would recommend it to my friends and when I go visiting florance again I will be in academy hostel for sure♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡♡.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Hotels are always my first choice, but this time someone else made the arrangements. I had doubts when I realized, upon arrival, that we were staying in a hostel. After my 3-night stay, I'd say that Academy isn't bad for a hostel. Better than expected, actually. We stayed in a 5-bed room with private, but separate, bathroom. The room has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a great hostel, really beautiful with high ceilings and lots of character. Beds are comfortable, bathrooms clean and kitchen well equipped. It is not a party place hence it's a little quiet, I found it a bit strange that people weren't socializing as much as in other hostels I stayed in At times I felt almost uncomfortable it... More 

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Address: Via Ricasoli 9, 50122 Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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